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Collection 259 Oral History Interviews with Donald A. Cook

Identifier: CN 259
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Donald Arthur Cook (1923-2014) in which he describes his service with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship in Japan between 1956-1972. Topics discussed include upbringing, education at Wheaton College, experiences in the United States Air Force, American response to WWII, decision to join China Inland Mission (later OMF), evangelistic methods in Japan, administrative work, language difficulties, administrative duties in OMF headquarters in Hokkaido and in Tokyo,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

Identifier: CN 260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church, education...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 262 Oral History Interview with Raymond Buker Jr.

Identifier: CN 262
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Raymond Bates Buker in which he describes growing up in Burma as the child of missionaries, his education at Wheaton College, his decision to become a missionary under the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society, language study; evangelization, church planting, translation, medical missions and education activities in Pakistan, working with Muslims and the Sindhi, Bhils, and Marwari tribal people, 1954-1969. Other topics discussed include: the culture, politics...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 277 Ephemera of Jim Elliot

Identifier: CN 277
Scope and Contents Correspondence, tapes of sermons and audio letters, journals, notebooks, annotated Bibles, school records, poems, clippings, drawings, and other materials describing Elliot's courtship of his wife Elisabeth, his spiritual preparation for the mission field, early days of his work in Ecuador, and events leading up to his death and those of four other missionaries at the hands of the Waorani (so-called Auca) people. Microfilm edition of materials available for researcher use.
Dates: Created: 1941-1959; Majority of material found within 1947-1956

Collection 278 Papers of Elisabeth Elliot

Identifier: CN 278
Scope and Contents Correspondence, slides, clippings, publicity releases, reviews, manuscripts, films, video and audio tapes relating to Elisabeth Elliot's careers as a missionary in Ecuador, author, teacher and speaker. The collection is particularly rich in material relating to the so-called "Auca Incident" and Elliot's own work the Waorani, whose enemies called them the "Auca," as well as her lectures on the Biblical view of the roles of men and women, dealing with suffering, and personal holiness, among...
Dates: Created: 1926, 1938-2010

Collection 289 Oral History Interview with G. Paul Groen

Identifier: CN 289
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Groen in which he describes his education at Wheaton College, missionary work the Christian Reformed Church in Nigeria and the Nigerian church, particularly among the Tiv people, and the country's economy, educational system and political history between 1964 and 1973. Other topics discussed include:  Tiv customs and religion, the church among the Tiv and its indigenous leadership and transition of leadership from missionaries, relations with Roman Catholics...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 326 Papers of James Edwin Wright

Identifier: CN 326
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews and personal notebook relating to the ministry of James E. Wright with Youth for Christ in India, Mexico, and the United States.Series 1: Audio TapesOral history interviews with James E. Wright in which he describes his youth, conversion and spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College and Multnomah School of the Bible, involvement with Youth For Christ in Portland, Oregon, India and Mexico, counseling and follow-up...
Dates: Created: 1950-1986

Collection 607 Oral History Interviews with Herbert and Frieda Atkinson

Identifier: CN 607
Scope and Contents Oral History Interviews with Dr. Herbert Andrew Atkinson (1931-2009) and his wife, Frieda Elizabeth (Paul) Atkinson (1930- ), missionaries with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo. Dr. Atkinson discusses his family background, conversion, Wheaton College, influence of his roommate Bill Kornfield and Dr. V. Raymond Edman, God's provision for his entering medical school, ministry in Oicha, obstacles in communication with the Congolese, lessons learned on the mission field. Frieda...
Dates: Created: 1988

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Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967. 4
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Saint, Nathaniel, 3
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Elliot, Elisabeth 2
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Tidmarsh, Wilfred G. 2
Wheaton College (Ill.). 2
Wycliffe Bible Translators. 2
Youderian, Roger, 2
Africa Inland Mission, International. 1
American Leprosy Missions. 1
Anderson, Ann Kiemel 1
Atkinson, Frieda E. 1
Atkinson, Herbert Andres. 1
Bell, B. Clayton. 1
Berg, Clayton L. 1
Buker, Raymond B. 1
Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977. 1
Bürki, Hans Ferdinand, 1925- 1
Canadian Sunday School Mission 1
Carmichael, Amy, 1867-1951. 1
China Inland Mission. 1
Christian Nurses Fellowship. 1
Christian Reformed Church 1
Christianity Today, Inc. 1
Columbia Bible College (S.C.) 1
Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society. 1
Cook, Donald A. 1
Dayuma, 1
Dayuma, (Waorani woman) 1
Dohnuver Fellowship. 1
Edman, V. Raymond 1
Gaebelein, Frank Ely, 1
Gandhi, 1
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Green, Frank O. 1
Gren, Lars 1
Groen, Paul. 1
Hampden Dubose Academy (Fl.) 1
Hardesty, Nancy 1
Howard, Philip E.(Philip Eugene), 1898-1946 1
India-Ceylon Youth for Christ. 1
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship 1
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Jaarsma, Cornelius Richard, 1
Jones, Clarence W. 1
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Kool, Anne-Marie 1
LeTourneau, Robert Gilmour, 1
Leitch, Addison H. 1
Luckman, Cyril E. 1
MAP International (Organization) 1
Maranatha Bible & Missionary Conference Ground (Muskegan, Mich.) 1
Mayers, Marvin Keene, 1
McCully, Marilou, 1928-2004. 1
McGavran, Donald A. 1
Mission Aviation Fellowship. 1
Mitchell, Hubert. 1
Mixter, Russell Lowell, 1
Navigators. 1
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1
Olford, Stephen F. 1
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 1
Packer, J. I. 1
Paul, Austin, 1
Peter, the Apostle, Saint 1
Prairie Bible Institute 1
Rankin, Dorothy. 1
Redpath, Alan. 1
Rethy Academy (Rethy, Zaire) 1
Stony Brook High School (Stony Brook, N.Y.) 1
Summer Institute of Linguistics 1
Thiessen, Arthur. 1
Thiessen, Jeannette. 1
Thomas, Howard E., 1
Tiffany, Kathrine Belanger, 1879-1978 1
Townsend, William Cameron, 1896-1982. 1
Trotman, Dawson E. 1
Trotter, I. Lilias (Isabella Lilias), 1853-1928 1
Urquhart, Betty A. 1
Van der Puy, Marjorie Saint. 1
Vandevort, Eleanor, 1925-2015. 1
Villafañe, Eldin, 1940- 1
West Suburban Hospital (Oak Park, Ill.) 1
Wilson, Thomas Walter. 1
World Vision International. 1
Wright, James Edwin. 1
Yerkes, James. 1
Youth for Christ International. 1
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